Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D. is a renowned biochemist, teacher, public servant, politician, the current governor of Abia state.
Born on October 18, 1964, to the family of late Pa Ishmael and Deaconess Bessie Ikpeazu of Umuebere in Umuobiakwa village, Isialaukwu, Mbato Autonomous Community in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. He is happily married to Mrs. Nkechi Okezie Ikpeazu, with four children.
|1.||Primary Education||Amaise Central Primary School, Umuobiakwa|
|2.||Secondary education||Eziama High School Aba,
Ihie High School,
Isiala Ngwa School Certificate Examination
|3.||B.Sc. (Hons.) Second Class Upper Division||Clinical Biochemistry, University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)||1984|
|4.||M.Sc. degree in Biochemical Toxicology||University of Maiduguri||1990|
|5.||Ph.D., in Biochemical Pharmacology||University of Calabar||1994|
|1.||National Youth Service (NYSC) Clinical biochemist||medical laboratory of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) Port Harcourt||1984-1985|
|2.||Graduate-Assistant||Department of Science Laboratory Technology, University of Maiduguri||1986-1987|
|4.||Administrative Manager||Cash Bond Investments and Credits Ltd. Lagos||1994-996|
|5.||Lecturer 1||Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences||1998|
|6.||Head of Department||Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences||2001|
|7.||Adjunct Senior Lecturer||Department of Biochemistry, Ebonyi State University College of Basic Medical Sciences||2000-2002|
Umuobiakwa village, Abia state
October 18, 1964
People’s Democratic Party
Chairman – Transition Committee (TC) Obingwa Local Government Area, 2002.
Special Adviser to the Governor of Abia State
General Manager – Abia State Passengers Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme (ASPIMSS) from 2007-2009.
Chairman – Governing Council of Abia State College of Health Technology, Aba. 2010
Re-appointed General Manager – Abia State Passengers Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme (ASPIMSS), 2011-2013.
First Deputy General Manager – Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) Aba and Environs;
Governor of Abia State, under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in April 2015